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At The City Law School, we are committed to the provision of high-quality graduate education and a stimulating research environment to study in. You will join the City Law School's thriving postgraduate research community, receiving the necessary support and training to develop successfully your research project. You will also have the opportunity to attend the School's research training seminars focused on research skills and methodologies and to present your work in progress at both weekly seminars and the annual School Postgraduate Forum. You will also become part of a stimulating research environment by participating in the activities of the School's research centres, institutes and groups.

Entry requirements

Doctor of Philosophy - PhD: Applicants should have a track record of high academic achievement, demonstrated by an LLB degree with at least a second class (upper division) or equivalent, and normally a Master's degree (in law or a related discipline) with at least a merit or equivalent. Applicants should demonstrate a suitable aptitude to undertake a course of independent research.
Applicants whose first language is not English must have achieved an overall score of 7.0 in the English Language Testing System (IELTS) with a minimum of 6.5 in the reading and writing subtests.

Assessment methods

Master of Philosophy - MPhil: The award of an MPhil requires the submission of a thesis for examination at a viva voce (oral examination) by two examiners, at least one of whom is external to City. An MPhil thesis (up to 50,000 words) must be an original work or a critical exposition of existing knowledge. All students are initially registered for the MPhil degree.
Doctor of Philosophy - PhD: The award of a PhD requires the submission of a thesis for examination at a viva voce (oral examination) by two examiners, at least one of whom is external to City. A PhD thesis (up to 100,000 words) must be an original and substantial piece of work which makes a contribution to the relevant literature. All students are initially registered for the MPhil degree. Those students who wish to proceed to a PhD must upgrade within 18 months (30 months for part-time students).

Fees

Fees for doctoral candidates are charged annually and cover registration, supervision and examination. Fees are subject to review each year and may vary during your period of registration.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Fee locale Course duration
Master of Philosophy - MPhil Part-time September 2018 5,250 (Year 1) England 4 4 Years
Master of Philosophy - MPhil Part-time September 2018 5,250 (Year 1) International 4 4 Years
Master of Philosophy - MPhil Part-time September 2018 5,250 (Year 1) Northern Ireland 4 4 Years
Master of Philosophy - MPhil Part-time September 2018 5,250 (Year 1) Scotland 4 4 Years
Master of Philosophy - MPhil Part-time September 2018 5,250 (Year 1) Wales 4 4 Years
Master of Philosophy - MPhil Full-time September 2018 10,500 (Year 1) England 1 1 Years
Doctor of Philosophy - PhD Full-time September 2018 10,500 (Year 1) England 2 2 Years
Master of Philosophy - MPhil Full-time September 2018 10,500 (Year 1) International 1 1 Years
Doctor of Philosophy - PhD Full-time September 2018 10,500 (Year 1) International 2 2 Years
Master of Philosophy - MPhil Full-time September 2018 10,500 (Year 1) Northern Ireland 1 1 Years
Doctor of Philosophy - PhD Full-time September 2018 10,500 (Year 1) Northern Ireland 2 2 Years
Master of Philosophy - MPhil Full-time September 2018 10,500 (Year 1) Scotland 1 1 Years
Doctor of Philosophy - PhD Full-time September 2018 10,500 (Year 1) Scotland 2 2 Years
Master of Philosophy - MPhil Full-time September 2018 10,500 (Year 1) Wales 1 1 Years
Doctor of Philosophy - PhD Full-time September 2018 10,500 (Year 1) Wales 2 2 Years
Doctor of Philosophy - PhD Part-time September 2018 5,250 (Year 1) England 4 4 Years
Doctor of Philosophy - PhD Part-time September 2018 5,250 (Year 1) International 4 4 Years
Doctor of Philosophy - PhD Part-time September 2018 5,250 (Year 1) Northern Ireland 4 4 Years
Doctor of Philosophy - PhD Part-time September 2018 5,250 (Year 1) Scotland 4 4 Years
Doctor of Philosophy - PhD Part-time September 2018 5,250 (Year 1) Wales 4 4 Years

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